Konstadinos Koukodimos

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Konstadinos Koukodimos
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  Greece
European Indoor Championships
Silver 1994 Paris Long jump
European Championships
Bronze 1994 Helsinki Long jump

Konstadinos "Kostas" Koukodimos (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Κουκοδήμος, born 14 September 1969) with origin from Pieria, Makedonia is a retired Greek long jumper. He was born in Melbourne, Australia.

As athlete[edit]

Koukodimos is best known for his bronze medal at the 1994 European Championships. His personal best is 8.36 metres, achieved in June 1994 in Khania.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 8th
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 8th
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 9th
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 4th 7.92 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 12th
Mediterranean Games Athens, Greece 1st
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 12th
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 6th 8.04 m
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 8.09 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 8.01 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 8.00 m
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 2nd
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 8th

As politician[edit]

He is also politician and parliamentarian, elected with the party New Democracy in Pieria in 2007. In January 2008, the journalist Makis Triantafyllopoulos revealed that Koukodimos was calling him and other journalists of the Proto Thema in order to cover the scandal that broke up with Christos Zachopoulos's case.[1][2] Koukodimos was forced to leave the New Democracy's parliamentary team and participate in the Greek parliament as independent.[3][4][5][6][7] He returned to New Democracy's parliamentary team after six months.[8]

He was re-elected MP in elections of 2009 and of May 2012 in Pieria constituency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Εκανε ζούγκλα τους βουλευτές και δικαιώθηκε (in Greek). Eleftherotypia. 2008-01-26. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  2. ^ Εκθετοι Κουκοδήμος - Κλαδάς (in Greek). Eleftherotypia. 2008-02-13. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  3. ^ Ανεξάρτητος ο Κουκοδήμος (in Greek). ethnos.gr. 2008-01-31. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  4. ^ Ανεξάρτητος εξαρτημένος (in Greek). Eleftherotypia. 2008-02-01. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  5. ^ "Koukodimos becomes independent". Athens News Agency-Macedonian News Agency. 2008-01-31. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  6. ^ "MP’s jump cuts majority to one". eKathimerini.gr. 2008-02-01. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  7. ^ "Greek conservatives cling to parliamentary majority after deputy quits party". The International Herald Tribune. 2008-01-31. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  8. ^ "ND back to full strength". Kathimerini. 2008-07-23. Retrieved 2009-07-06. 

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